By James Agberebi:
The Nigeria Football Federation, English Premier League club Arsenal and Confederation of African Football took to their Twitter handles to send birthday wishes to Alex Iwobi who turned 21 on Wednesday, Completesportsnigeria.com reports.
Also, Iwobi's Super Eagles teammates Kelechi Iheanacho and William Troost-Ekong sent their birthday wishes via Twitter.
Arsenal described Iwobi as big 17 due to his shirt number at the club.
"Big 17 turns 21 today – happy birthday, @alexiwobi," the club wrote.
The NFF wrote: "NFF Happy birthday @NGSuperEagles forward @alexiwobi."
On their part, CAF celebrated Iwobi by writing: "Happy birthday @alexiwobi."
In celebrating with his friend Iheanacho wrote: " It's #BIG17 birthday @alexiwobi chukwuka, smile and enjoy my brother Dalu nwa'nnem."
Troost-Ekong added: " Happy birthday bro @alexiwobi, BIG17."